Youth UpRising offers candidates an opportunity to join a dynamic organization with a compelling mission and a successful track record of attracting, engaging and serving a high-risk population in strategies for personal, professional and community transformation.

In joining YU’s staff, you will become part of a high-performing, warm, diverse team that includes people indigenous to the community, those who are deeply committed to social change, and colleagues dedicated to the success of the youth we serve.

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Open Positions:

Director of Programs:

Youth UpRising seeks a mature, focused, high-energy Director of Programs to strengthen and develop YU’s workforce and career development philosophy and programming, further positioning Youth UpRising as a leader in the field of youth leadership development and urban community transformation. Full description here.

Health and Wellness Director:

Youth UpRising is seeking a culturally-adept, licensed clinician authorized by the BBS to provide supervision for unlicensed clinicians. The Health and Wellness Director will be responsible for (1) handson internal leadership and management of YU’s health and wellness services and staff, (2) forging productive community relationships with internal and external partners, and (3) contributing to and articulating a comprehensive philosophy and strategy for health and wellness programming at YU, in alignment with our mission and core operating values. Full description here.

Mental Health Clinician:

The Mental Health Clinician will provide comprehensive and culturally-accessible mental health services to youth ages 13-24. This position requires a commitment and dedication to the community at large and a passion for working with inner city youth. The therapist reports to the Health and Wellness Director and serves a diverse population of youth, supporting the fulfillment of the mission and vision of Youth UpRising within our core operating values. Full description here.